Subject: Re: sdXX matching wrong
To: Kevin Sullivan <email@example.com>
From: Brett Lymn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/11/2000 21:19:47
According to Kevin Sullivan:
>Well, of course, but I don't have any drives at that target. I'm just
>reserving it so that the "sd" number equals "bus*8 + target". It is much
>easier doing this when you have many SCSI busses, and it avoids the "sd3
>and sd4 just became sd4 and sd5, so /var/spool/news won't mount" problem.
nailing down your drives _is_ a sensible thing to do...
>Any other ideas?
do you still have a:
sd* at scsibus? .......
line in your config? The matching is supposed to do the nailed down
devices first but maybe there is a problem.
> Where is the code that does the matching?
At a guess I would say in scsipiconf.c. You may want to add the
SCSIDEBUG option to your kernel config and have a look at what that
Brett Lymn, Computer Systems Administrator, BAE SYSTEMS